Summer interns

Applications for our 2021-22 Summer Interns programme open in February 2021 (date to be confirmed)

We offer up to 10 summer intern positions each year to economics, finance, mathematics, law and/or accounting students who usually have one or two years of an Honours or Masters degree left to complete following their internship.

 Please note summer positions are only open to students studying at a New Zealand university.

Who are we looking for?

You’ll be majoring in economics, finance, mathematics, law and/or accounting. Subjects that are useful to take include macroeconomics, monetary economics, finance, applied econometrics, law and/or mathematics subjects like QUAN (mathematics for economics and finance).

You will be curious, analytical, a critical thinker and a team player. Strong written and verbal communication skills mean you know how to present your work clearly and concisely. Our interns are diverse in their backgrounds and interests. This makes for a dynamic team that has plenty of fun.

What to expect

As a summer intern, you’ll work at the Bank over the summer holidays from around mid-November until mid-February. You will work in one of the following departments during your internship:

Some of our past summer interns

Find out what our past summer interns worked on during their internships at the Reserve Bank and why they would recommend applying for an internship with us:

Hear from our interns
Cameron Haworth
John Knowles
Financial System Policy and Analysis
Financial System Policy and Analysis
Sam Wynands
Financial Markets
Contact details
The RBNZ Recruitment Team
 0800 726 9732